Kasabian are a British Indie Rock band that formed in Countesthorpe, Leicestershire in 1999. Originally comprising vocalist Tom Meighan, guitarist and keyboardist Christopher Karloff, guitarist and backing vocalist Sergio Pizzorno, bassist Chris Edwards and drummer Ash Hannis, the band have released six studio albums – Kasabian (2004), Empire (2006), West Ryder Pauper Lunatic Asylum (2009), Velociraptor! (2011), 48:13 (2014) and For Crying Out Loud (2017). The band currently features Meighan, Pizzorno, Edwards and drummer Ian Matthews, who replaced Hannis in 2004. Pizzorno, also took over as Kasabian's lead song-writer after the departure of Christopher Karloff. Ian Matthews replaced Ash Hannis during the release of Empire, having recorded a few songs on their debut previously.
Sergio was born in Newton Abbot where Muse recorded the Newton Abbot Demo
They supported Muse at various concerts during the 2009 and 2010 Resistance Tours.
In an interview, Pizzorno said: "how are we gonna be as big as Muse?"
And during the Black Holes & Revelations Tour, Muse got drunk with Kasabian and Pizzorno tried to snog Wolstenholme, according to a 2008 interview.